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Log (to be updated by Thérèse Lalor only)
|Add unit type object|
A new object will be added called Unit Type
Action: Definition, relationships and attributed need to be drafted
|#16||Add relationship to unit type||Helen Toole||DECIDED||Action: Relationship to Logical Record to be added|
|#13||Survey and Frame Populations||Jenny Linnerud||WAITING||ABS to providing improved definitions|
Code vs Code List
Category vs Category Set
|Klas Blomqvist||DOUBLE CHECK|
Provide clearer explanation of the differences
Action: Text needs to be drafted from examples in discussion forum
Need to revisit idea of removing code as an object in its own right
(and replacing it with an attribute on the category object)
Change the diagrams to include Level in the next release.
Action: New diagrams to be created
|#11||Statistical Classification Cardinality||Helen Toole||DOUBLE CHECK|
Classification Scheme (Statistical Classification) has Mandatory Level
Action: Change the definition of (Statistical Classification) such that it must contain at least one Level.
(Statistical Classification) 1..* Level (Mandatory, Many)
|Does this hold up after Neuchatel proposal????|
|#12||Hierarchy in Classifications and codelists||Helen Toole||OPEN TOPIC||Chris providing example of hierarchical codelist as example|
|#21||Alignment with Neuchatel||Thérèse Lalor||DECIDED|
Change according to proposal
Remove Classification Version from model
Remove Classification Variant from model
Change Classification to Classification Series
Change Classification Scheme to Statistical Classification
Revise relationships according to proposal
Add attributes according to proposal
|Methodology||#3||Design Context||Jenny Linnerud||WAITING||(Waiting for Methodology discussion to happen before decision made)|
|#17B||Methodology||Thérèse Lalor||OPEN TOPIC|
Dissemination Service to be a subtype of Business Service
Action: Text needs to be drafted and attributes aligned
|Data Resource||#5||States of data||Jenny Linnerud||DOUBLE CHECK|
Steady states of the data is an optional attribute on the DataResource, with an uncontrolled vocabulary.
Double check: Attribute or User Guide only?
If attribute, Data Resource or Data Set?
|Non Structure Dataset||#6||Non Structured Data Set||Thérèse Lalor||OPEN TOPIC|
|Thérèse Lalor||OPEN TOPIC|
|Data Channel||#9||Data Channel||Thérèse Lalor||DECIDED|
Data Channel stays in model
Action: Review definition of Data Channel
Change name of Representation to Presentation
Action: Name changed in documentation and model
|Modelling||#14||Relationships||Jenny Linnerud||OPEN TOPIC||Action: All relationships need to be reviewed and made explicit before next release|
|#22||Attributes||Thérèse Lalor||OPEN TOPIC||Action: All attributes need to be reviewed and made explicit before next release|
|Views of GSIM||#15||Creating views of GSIM||Gareth McGuinness||WAITING||Waiting for input from CSPA|
|Quality||#17A||Quality||Thérèse Lalor||OPEN TOPIC|
|Reference Metadata||#17C||Reference Metadata||Thérèse Lalor||OPEN TOPIC|
|Data Point||#18||Data Point||Helen Toole||DECIDED|
Example in glossary to be fixed (Proposal 1)
Action: Fix Example
|Process Output||#19||Add Process Output subtype||Gareth McGuinness||OPEN TOPIC|
Definition to be improved
Action: Fix definition
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